Author: salsssrogers

  • Black Women Are Sneakerheads, Too.

    Black Women Are Sneakerheads, Too.

    Written for Trench Magazine. Black Women Are Sneakerheads, Too. Words: Salwa Rogers Creps, boogs, trainers, kicks, soles, sneakers—whatever you want to call them, Black women love and wear them, too. Originally an American phenomenon, sneakerhead culture has spread across the world since its emergence in the 1980s. The success of the culture can specifically be attributed […]

  • Meet a Mentor Round 8!: Q&A with Writer of BBC’s latest drama ‘Sitting in Limbo’

    Meet a Mentor Round 8!: Q&A with Writer of BBC’s latest drama ‘Sitting in Limbo’

    Unless you’ve been under a rock, I’m pretty sure that at some point in the past 2-3 years you have definitely heard something about the Windrush Scandal. The scandal even re-surfaced on the news just a few days ago when Paulette Wilson, a victim turned activist who tirelessly campaigned for the justice of Windrush victims, […]

  • LARKINS IN LOCKDOWN: Larkins on the release of their latest single ‘Are We Having Any Fun Yet?’.

    LARKINS IN LOCKDOWN: Larkins on the release of their latest single ‘Are We Having Any Fun Yet?’.

    Meet the four boys from a small town named Glossop who are shaking up the music industry. Forming a group called Larkins, the alternative/indie group have already sold out shows in Manchester’s Albert Hall without even releasing a full album yet! Larkins are a band with a difference as they not only take huge pride […]

  • Black Lives Matter. Always Have. Always Will.

    Black Lives Matter. Always Have. Always Will.

    To be honest, I have been lost for words over the past couple of days. My emotions have been all over the place. I have felt sad, empowered, angry and frustrated and that’s just within the past hour. The pain I have felt is indescribable, watching all the videos and reading all the posts about […]

  • Sweden’s Rising-Star Nápoles Releases New Single Circulate

    Sweden’s Rising-Star Nápoles Releases New Single Circulate

    Written for http://www.asbomagazine.com Inhale… Exhale… You know that millisecond of peace and clarity that you feel once you finally exhale and let go of the tension that has been eating away at your shoulders? That’s the same feeling of peace and lucidity that Swedish rising-star Nápoles leaves us with whilst taking in her latest single, Circulate. First of […]

  • Meet Emeka White: The 23-Year Old Multipreneur In The Making

    Meet Emeka White: The 23-Year Old Multipreneur In The Making

    As a millennial or a Gen Z, it’s not uncommon to have a friend or a friend of a friend who owns their own business; from hair and eyelashes, to clothing, trainer re-sale and selling sprinkle cakes, we all know an entrepreneur. Entrepreneurship is almost a fashion in itself now with over 40% of millennials […]

  • 10 Phenomenal Women to Inspire You Whilst Working from Home.

    10 Phenomenal Women to Inspire You Whilst Working from Home.

    As a young woman living in London, it can be quite difficult to exist. Let alone, as a young woman who is trying to navigate the crazy world that is also known as the “creative industry”. Getting that foot in the door can be difficult enough, so having to break through those barriers whilst simultaneously […]

  • How We Raised $250,000 7 days Before Our Company Was About To Die.

    How We Raised $250,000 7 days Before Our Company Was About To Die.

    This article captures the pain-staking yet exhilarating fundraising journey of the TRIM-IT App founders Darren Tenkorang, Nathan Maalo, Nana Darko and Peter Lloyd. TRIM-IT is a mobile barbershop service that via an app offers a subscription service for men to get their hair cut (sans the hassle of traveling or long queues. On the brink […]

  • A Deep Dive Into The World of UX Design with Carmen Bocanegra.

    A Deep Dive Into The World of UX Design with Carmen Bocanegra.

    Meet Carmen Bocanegra, a first-generation, Peruvian-American Senior UX Designer. In this interview, Carmen talks about her journey, explains why UX is so much more about the people than it is about the technology, how using twitter helped her career, and why working in UX can mean so many different things. Tell Us About Your Career […]